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Harmful Effects of Attic Mold in Portland CT
Attic and building material damage: When mold grows inside your attic on building materials such as drywall, wood framing, cellulose insulation, plywood, boxes, etc., it gradually destroys that material. Mold releases enzymes to break down these materials resulting in off-gassing of MVOC’s (microbial volatile organic compounds), spores, and the growth of the colony. The MVOC’s and the spores have the same traits and can equally cause the inhabitants harm.
Health concerns: In the short term as well as the long run, Portland Connecticut attic mold can cause a series of health issues. Immuno-compromised individuals have a higher chance of suffering adverse effects from mold exposure. Some of these symptoms behave like allergies and the more extreme varieties can cause memory loss and temporary illness with acute exposure. Prolonged exposure could result in serious health complications, a doctor should be consulted in conjunction with mold remediation services if an inhabitant is having symptoms.
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